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Ex-Environment Agency head to lead industry-funded fracking task force

Former Environment Agency chair Lord Chris Smith copyright The Environment Agency

Lord Chris Smith appointed to lead two year study into "good and bad" impacts of shale gas exploration

21 Oct 2014

Davey downplays supply fears after Didcot B Power Station blaze

Demand management initiatives likely to continue, as fire fuels energy supply fears

20 Oct 2014

Strada and Cafe Rouge owner embraces energy use slashing software

Cafe Rouge

Tragus deploys iSee platform to curb energy demand across restaurant estate

17 Oct 2014

MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets

16 Oct 2014

Incentives help to nearly double recycling rates

Research from recycling rewards firm Greenredeem suggests incentives more effective at boosting recycling rates, compared with compulsory schemes

16 Oct 2014

Survey: Most businesses unprepared for environmental 'perfect storm'

IEMA launches campaign to increase environmental management skills in the workplace

15 Oct 2014

Reports: Mark Carney lends weight to carbon bubble theory

Governor of the Bank of England calls for long term thinking by investors and governments, warning 'vast majority of reserves are unburnable'

13 Oct 2014

John Kerry and Philip Hammond call for immediate climate action

UK Foreign Secretary delivers first speech on climate change, outlining threat to security and economic opportunity during Boston visit

10 Oct 2014

Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeace campaign

Toymaker will not renew current multimillion pound deal, that sees Shell-branded Lego sets sold at petrol stations, following a viral video against Arctic drilling by the green group

09 Oct 2014

Kingspan touts £5bn solar power savings for UK businesses

New study identifies potential for corporates to cut energy bills with solar PV

09 Oct 2014

Could the 2°C climate target be completely wrong?

The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature

02 Oct 2014

Retailers offered sustainable strategies toolkit

Forum for the Future among group of organisations that have developed a toolkit designed to identify new green retail ideas and innovations

02 Oct 2014

Investors asked to reveal climate risk strategies

In the wake of a series of divestment pledges last week, Asset Owners Disclosure Project urges investors to start reporting on climate risks

30 Sep 2014

British firm Ineos accused of ‘bribes and bulldozers’ approach to fracking

The company is offering six per cent of future shale gas revenues to those sitting on reserves or affected by their extraction

29 Sep 2014

Organic food sector enjoys sales surge

New figures show demand for organic products is up 3.2 per cent in recent years, significantly out-performing the rest of the grocery sector

26 Sep 2014

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